There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Teenage sleep is a unique time in the sleep lifecycle—and teen sleep amounts have been on the decline for decades.
By Jason Whiting Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Love, Lies and Conflict
Michigan State president John Engler's attacks on the abuse victims of Larry Nassar is the latest example of denying and downplaying sexual assault.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
The topic of narcissism is popular in the scholarly and popular literature these days. Here is how we actually measure the trait and interpret individual scores.
By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S on January 16, 2019 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
What is sexual offending? How do we define it? Where does R. Kelly fit into the offending spectrum?
By Christa Santangelo Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Hope and Empowerment
Bill Gates waited until his daughter was 14 to give her a smartphone. Maybe he and others who choose to wait intuit what some research now shows...
By Sherry Benton Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Reaching Across the Divide
Let's address the misconceptions associated with narcissism.
By Michael F. Kay on January 17, 2019 in Financial Life Focus
In order to have the most success, you need to be active in some very specific areas of your life.
By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in In Excess
A new law is to be passed in the UK making 'upskirting' a new criminal offence. This article looks at voyeurism and up skirting and whether it can be addictive.
By Beth L Dinoff Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in The Brain on Pain
Do you experience pain on a regular basis? Understanding the newest brain science can provide some important clues to the mysteries of pain in the human body.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Staying together and motivated when you feel like giving up
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on January 17, 2019 in Canine Corner
Does the fact that larger dogs generally have larger brains mean that bigger dog breeds are smarter than smaller dog breeds?
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
My wife comes from a foreign land, and she is still experiencing new and different things. Whenever she finds something she loves she says, “God bless America!"
By Tim Elmore on January 17, 2019 in Artificial Maturity
Some teachers have started to prescribe every step of the way to students, so they no longer want to figure out the best strategy to excel in class. How can we help them develop?
By Paul C Holinger M.D. on January 17, 2019 in Great Kids, Great Parents
Religion as seen from the perspective of human development and its three pillars—emotions, cognition, and language.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on January 17, 2019 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Are you concerned about your teen's online activities? Here are some tips to keep them safe while encouraging independence.
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Between the Lines
Afraid of burdening your grown kids when you retire? Telling them may be the best way to announce that you're taking care of yourself first.
By Richard B. Joelson DSW, LCSW on January 17, 2019 in Moments That Matter
Why do some people who seek long-term relationships resist commitment?
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on January 16, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
No matter how hard we try, there are sure to be breakdowns, broken agreements, and unhealed wounds that can create conflict in a relationship.
By Teresa Gil Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Breaking the Silence
Adverse childhood experiences and adult health consequences.
By Elinor Greenberg, Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Understanding Narcissism
Are you tired of never getting your way with a narcissistic mate? Learning a bit of judo can help you get more of what you want without arguments.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in How To Do Life
An underdiscussed way for counselors, coaches, and therapists to help clients.
By John P. Schuster on January 16, 2019 in The Power of Your Past
Whose life has not been touched by cancer, if not directly, then indirectly?
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Animal Emotions
Trying to do the "right" thing when animals are suffering can be stressful. Veterinarians are morally bound to put the animal's well-being first.
By Alicia H. Clark Psy.D. on January 16, 2019 in Hack Your Anxiety
Parenting a difficult child can be one of the hardest jobs on the planet. Here are some ways to cultivate resilience.
By Cami Rosso on January 16, 2019 in The Future Brain
Computer vision has a problem: It only takes slight changes in data input to fool machine-learning algorithms into “seeing” things wrong.
By Isadora Alman MFT, CST on January 16, 2019 in Sex & Sociability
Do you know at first meeting or are you often disappointed that what you thought was the beginning of a relationship just wasn't?
By Ilene Berns-Zare PsyD on January 16, 2019 in Flourish and Thrive
Which of life’s lessons can kindergartners teach us?
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in The Human Beast
Centenarians may have genetic advantages but there are several behavioral and psychological traits that most share.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 16, 2019 in Ambigamy
How to explain the emergence of will, motivation, agency and effort from aimless chemistry? We think evolution causes them, but it's the other way around.
By Elizabeth Jeglic Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse
Understanding the stages of sexual grooming can help protect a child from sexual abuse.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Become a master of nonverbal communication.
By Christopher Bergland on January 16, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
After analyzing millions of candid photos, research found 35 facial expressions that convey emotions across cultures. Surprisingly, 17 convey happiness.
By Jeff DeGraff Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Innovation You
Innovation requires harnessing the positive tension of constructive conflict. These examples show how unlikely pairs challenge each other to create something new.
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